Windows 10: Controlled folder access cant be turn on its grey

Discus and support Controlled folder access cant be turn on its grey in AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security to solve the problem; So, Basically i had to install a software but windows defender blocked it thats why i turn it off and download and install. Since that moment i cant... Discussion in 'AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security' started by Dipto Sarkar, Jan 15, 2020 at 2:42 AM.

  1. Controlled folder access cant be turn on its grey


    So, Basically i had to install a software but windows defender blocked it thats why i turn it off and download and install. Since that moment i cant turn on my windows defender and its grey cant even click it.
    Controlled folder access is also grey i cant turn on either and windows want me update but it wont work unless i turn on my real time protection

    :)
     
    Dipto Sarkar, Jan 15, 2020 at 2:42 AM
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  2. Matt316 Win User

    Controlled Folder Access

    Hi.

    I've been using Controlled Folder Access recently but I'm having a problem getting one application to change/create files. I use doPDF8 to create PDF files, but when CFA is active, it won't save my work. The notice explaining that something has tried accessing the folder only comes up once. (I assume that if you don't do anything about it, the program trying to access the file is put on the 'black list'.) Turning CFA off and then on again causes the notice to appear once more. However, the notice seems to suggest that it is C:\Windows\splwow64.exe that is trying to access/create the file, but when I put this into the 'allow app control' list, it still doesn't work. The only way I can find to get the PDF file created is to turn off CFA, create the file and then turn it back on again.

    Any ideas?

    Matt

    (Windows 10 ver 1709)
     
  3. Controlled folder access Problem

    I want to use ( Controlled folder access ) for my custom folders like system 32,
    but want to remove the default folders like the desktop folder .
    Found in :
    windows defender > windows defender security center > virus & threat protection >
    virus & threat protection settings > Controlled folder access :

    Sometimes I cant save or edit things at the desktop with Controlled folder access On.
    Yet if turned Off ; then I cant protect my custom folders.

    Hows protecting the desktop more important than system 32 ?

    Asking for advice to get around this by any means, to delete the default list, so only my custom folders remain in the control access list.
     
    OtherWay1982, Jan 15, 2020 at 2:43 AM
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